The Child Mind Institute is pleased to announce the opening of a clinical center in San Mateo. Our west coast operation will tackle barriers to mental healthcare by providing best-in-class clinical care including evaluations and intensive, evidence-based treatments tailored to each child’s individual needs. We will expand access to services through financial aid funding for patient care and free online resources for parents, educators, and policymakers. The Child Mind Institute is deeply committed to partnering with the Bay Area community through our school-based services, public education events, and community-based mental health trainings.
The Child Mind Medical Practice is a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, social workers, speech-language therapists and learning specialists. We work closely with each other to ensure that each family gets the care and attention they need. Our clinicians are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and developmental problems. We have particular expertise working with children with ADHD and behavior disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and learning and developmental disabilities, and provide state-of-the-art diagnostic evaluations and treatment informed by the latest research.
The Social Worker, Anxiety Disorders Center is responsible for providing diagnostic evaluations and treatment to children and adolescents with anxiety disorders including obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), separation anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, selective mutism, phobias, panic and social anxiety. Candidates should also expect to provide treatment to children and adolescents with comorbid externalizing disorders. The clinical psychologist is expected to provide empirically-supported treatments such as cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), trauma focused CBT (tfCBT), etc.
Reporting to the Clinical Director, San Francisco Bay Area, this is an exempt, full-time position located in our San Mateo office.
The Child Mind Institute is proud to be named a Great Place to Work-Certified company! Our competitive compensation and benefits include medical insurance, 401(k) with match, flexible work schedules, paid parental leave, dependent care and discounted tickets and entertainment perks program.
Provide comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and treatment to children and adolescents with anxiety disorders.
Provide empirically supported cognitive behavioral or and exposure based interventions for children and adolescents with anxiety disorders.
Conduct family-based interventions with parents and other family members, and maintain collateral contacts with educators and other providers.
Collaborate with our board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrists on cases requiring pharmacotherapy.
Other related duties as assigned by the Clinical Director
Master’s degree from an accredited program in social work
Must have a current, valid, unrestricted license to practice social work in the state of California or be in the process of obtaining that license
Flexibility to work hours to meet productivity goals and deadlines
Team player and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Exceptional clinical skills in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with anxiety disorders, as well as their families
Demonstrated expertise in at least one evidence-based intervention for anxiety disorders such as CBT, tfCBT, adapted PCIT, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) etc.
Demonstrated expertise in at least one evidence-based intervention for anxiety disorders, with an interest in learning additional interventions
Demonstrated experience in working clinically with complex comorbid presentations including mood, anxiety, and autism spectrum disorders
Prior experience supervising and training trainees at various levels
Demonstrated experience with professional writing as well as with public speaking preferred
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of individuals/groups
Must have the desire to serve and work to fulfill the mission of Child Mind Institute
Please upload your resume and cover letter during the application process.
The Child Mind Institute is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment based on race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sex stereotype, gender identity/gender expression/transgender (including whether or not you are transitioning or have transitioned) and sexual orientation; national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued to persons unable to prove their presence in the united states is authorized under federal law [Vehicle Code section 12801.9]); ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner status, age (40 and over), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.
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About Child Mind Institute
The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals, and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most. Together with our supporters, we're helping children reach their full potential in school and in life. We share all of our resources freely and do not accept any funding from the pharmaceutical industry.